Derrick Chrisley is a late brother of Todd Chrisley, a successful businessman who got immense success in a real estate empire. In addition to his real estate business, Todd is also a reality television personality best known for his appearance on the USA Network reality TV series Chrisley Knows Best.
Sources reported that Derrick died very early. Find out, what was the reason behind his untimely demise? In the meantime, also take a closer look at his family background.
Many other details surrounding Derrick are mentioned below!
Who is Derrick Chrisley? His Early Life
He was the younger brother of real estate mogul Todd Chrisley. He was born on 29th June 1971, in the United States. Talking about his nationality, Derrick belonged to American nationality.
Who Are His Parents? Father Passed Away at 77
Derrick was the son of Faye Chrisley (mother), a Westminster High School graduate, and Gene Raymond Chrisley (father). His dad was in the United States Army Force who also received a bronze star during the Korean War. Sadly, Gene died at Emory University Hospital on 11th July 2012.
Chrisley’s grandparents were Leonard A. and Allie Mae Childers Chrisley.
How Many Siblings Does Derrick Have?
He had two brothers named Randy and Todd Chrisley. His big brother Todd shared a rare throwback photo of his and his brother Randy on his Instagram. He explained their mother’s struggle while taking care of her children in the caption. He wrote,
“God bless my mama, she worked 60 hours a week in a textile mill to make sure we had everything we wanted and needed , I found this photo (me in the red) and Santa brought me a record player and my brother drums , it’s the little things that make me smile now as I get older .. I love you mama.”
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Know Something About Randy Chrisley
Randy born and raised in Westminister went on to enroll at West-Oak High School in 1984. He later embarked on the real estate business which, however, couldn’t be much success.
He is currently working at RS service. Randy joined the company in August 2001 and has still been a member of RS. Besides, Derrick’s brother Todd is the owner of Chrisley Asset Management.
Sources reported that the company has been struggling for years but the affluent Chrisley family continues to live a very extravagant lifestyle.
Derrick Chrisley Death: What Was the Cause?
It has been reported that Derrick passed away a few months after his birth in October of 1971. He was survived by his parents and siblings at the time of his death. However, neither Todd nor other Chrisley family members have ever revealed how Derrick died.
Derrick’s Brother Randy Was Diagnosed With Stage Four Cancer
Back in 2014, Chrisley was diagnosed with stage four cancer. A source close to the real estate hero Todd confirmed to Us Weekly. An insider told,
“Todd Chrisley and his family are saddened to announce that his younger brother, Randy, has been diagnosed with stage four cancer.”
Randy later underwent chemotherapy.
Net Worth of Todd Chrisley
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Todd’s net worth is -$5 million as of 2020. He once had a wealth of over $50 million which, however, turned into negative due to some heavy fluctuations of real estate business and many other reasons.
Todd’s Assets and Houses
In 2015, the businessman spent $1.6 million to buy a house in Nashville. He also bought a house located outside of Nashville for $3.4 million in June 2019. But, a few months after his acquisition, Todd listed the property on the market with an asking price of $4.7 million.
Chrisley declared his bankruptcy, showing $4.2 million in assets and $50 million worth of obligation in 2012. He also claimed to have merely $55 in his check and $100 in cash at the time of his insolvent.
The following year, his company Chrisley Asset Management also filed for financial protection.
Tod Chrisley Tax Frauding
Amid their financial crisis, Todd and his wife Julie Chrisley were arrested for evading nearly $2 million in state taxes in Atlanta in August of 2019. They accused of multi charges including tax avoidance, bank fraud, and more in the range of 2008 and 2016.
In an agreement with the Department of Revenue, the couple became ready to pay a slightly under $150,000.
Family TV Series Chrisley Knows Best
Todd gained wide recognition for his appearance on the hit TV series Chrisley Knows Best. It documents the daily life of the Chrisley family. The series aired on USA Network on 11th March 2014.
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It has premiered seven seasons to date. Besides, the reality series has also won the NATPE’s Reality Breakthrough award in consecutive three years from 2015-17. Moreover, it got the nomination for the Critics’ Choice Award in 2016.
Derrick Chrisley Brother Todd Love Life
He has been married twice. The reality TV star first married Teresa Terry in the late 1980s. They began dating when Terry was 17. She got pregnant with their first child after two years of romance. The two became the parents for the first time when Teresa gave birth to their daughter, Lindsie Chrisley on 17th Sept 1989, in South California.
They welcomed their second child, a son Kyle just 15-month after their first child’s birth. Despite having such a beloved family, the relationship between Todd and Teresa started becoming worse which finally resulted in divorce. The process of their divorce came to an end in 1996.
After their separation, Chrisley went on to marry Julie Chrisley in the same year. They are also blessed with three children. Their daughter, Savannah was born on 11th August 1997. They welcomed their second child, a son Chase on 1st June 1996. Their third child Grayson Chrisley was born in 2006.